- 136 pages
- Black & White
- 6.0 x 9.0 inches
- eBook (epub, mobi, pdf)
- 978-1-4602-4445-6 eBook
- 978-1-4602-4444-9 Paperback
- Business & Economics, Careers, Job Hunting
- Reference, Personal & Practical Guides
- Self-Help, Personal Growth, Success
Job hunt, Career move, Employment and Unemployment, Résumé and Cover letter, Interview, Veteran, College
Get Back to Work
Smart & Savvy Real-World Strategies to Make your Next Career Move
Job hunting: a phrase that might conjure up bleak images of firing off résumés into a void , only to have to wait, and wait, and wait blindly for a catch . . . Well, it’s time to step into today’s smart and savvy real-world strategies to make your next career move!
In this cutting-edge guide, recruiting, career and social media expert Melissa Washington kicks the myth of the “dreaded job hunt” to the curb, and shares the most effective current-day methods that put the unemployed back into the driver’s seat.
Get Back to Work is a no-frills book designed with practical, straightforward, and innovative tips to keep you ahead of the pack.
—Learn how to effectively use social media to set yourself apart from the crowd.
—Leverage your existing network and how to build a stronger network.
—Find out how to tap into commonly overlooked employment outlets to get a leg up on the competition.
Whether you’re a fresh college graduate, a military veteran, transitioning back into the workforce, or just someone, like so many, who is between jobs, this book lays out the essentials candidly and in a simple, step-by-step fashion to help you maximize your shot at securing your ideal position. Now it’s all about getting you back to work!
BONUS! LinkedIn Checklist, Looking for Work Checklist, Job and Networking Resource list, Veteran Resource list.
Melissa Washington is an entrepreneur with over a decade of experience staffing and recruiting. After being laid off from her job in 2009 during the US market crash, she embarked on a nearly two-year journey of career reinvention that led her to assisting others facing similar employment frustration get back on track. Melissa now owns SmartNet Strategies, which provides LinkedIn training workshops for individuals and organizations. She is also the executive director of Active Job Seekers of America, and is a board member of Working Women International.
Having presented at numerous speaking engagements, Melissa has also been featured on, Fox News 40, KCRA NBC 3, ABC News 10 and Capital City Radio, as well as in Style Magazine and the Sacramento Business Journal. She is the 2011 recipient of the prestigious Sacramento Business Journal 40 Under 40 award.
In her spare time, Melissa enjoys learning about her family’s ancestry, and loves being the “Cookie Mom” for her daughter’s Girl Scout troop. She resides with her beloved husband Jarrod and daughter Maya in Northern California. Melissa is a proud veteran of the United States Navy.
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